This unit (VU22671) describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to identify, safely connect and use analog and digital test instruments to test a range of extra low voltage (ELV) components and circuits.

Unit details

Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills: - set up and use a range of analog and digital test instruments commonly applied in the electrotechnology industry to test ELV components and circuits; - demonstrate safe working habits when testing ELV components and circuits; - read and interpret operating instructions for electrical testing instruments, and; - read and interpret test results to determine serviceability of ELV components and circuits.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - test instruments commonly used to test ELV components and circuits; - WHS/OHS requirements applicable when working with electrical components and circuits, and; - interpretation of analog and digital scales and dials of test instruments.

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